Cumberland Times-News

September 11, 2013

Mountain Ridge holds off Hampshire, 3-2

From Staff Reports
Cumberland Times-News

— FROSTBURG — Samantha Sines scored the go-ahead goal with 9:31 left in the second half, and a defensive adjustment by Mountain Ridge allowed the Miners to hang on for a 3-2 win over Hampshire Tuesday evening in Frostburg.

Niven Hegeman notched the first goal 5:29 into play, going unassisted to give the Miners a lead that lasted until Holly Kaiser’s unassisted goal with 22:41 left tied the score.

The Miners regained the lead on an unassisted goal by Anna Broadwater just short of the halfway point of the second half, but Hampshire’s Emilynn Corbin scored 11 minutes later to knott the score at 2-2.

Sines broke the tie a minute later and Mountain Ridge dropped back an extra defender for the rest of the evening to hold off a possible Hampshire rally.

Chelsea Muir recorded 10 saves in the win and Tori Veach made four save for Hampshire.

The Trojans edged the Miners 13-12 in shots taken, with Mountain Ridge owning a 5-3 lead in corner kicks.

The Miners (2-0) play again on Thursday when they host Frankfort. Hampshire (2-2) hosts Buckhannon-Upshur on Saturday.

Northern    5

Southern    3

ACCIDENT — Unbeaten Northern, shut out in the first half, scored five straight goal in the second, with three coming a five-minute span, to beat rival Southern.

Jillian Yant scored an unassisted goal in the opening minutes and Southern led 1-0 at halftime.

Northern took the lead for good quickly in the second half when Tiffany Warnick scored back-to-back goals at 35:29 and 31:21. The first was assisted by Kylie Mauricci and the second by Sydney Bennett. Morgan Rush’s unassisted goal, with 30:23 on the clock, made it 3-1 and gave the Huskies three goals in a 5:06 span.

Jenny Warn added an unassisted goal at 26:33 and Warnick got her third goal and capped Northern’s five-goal run by scoring on a feed from Madi Gallagher with 16:42 remaining.

Marley Merrick and Yant had unassisted goals for Southern to complete the scoring and get the Rams to within 5-3.

Northern led in shots on goal 11-9 and also in corner kicks 5-1. Brooke Fink made 10 saves in goal for the Huskies while Annie Martin had six for the Rams.

Southern won the jayvee game 1-0 on a goal by Jian Travis.

Southern hosts Fort Hill Thursday at 7 p.m. Northern (3-0-1 overall, 2-0 AMAC) plays at Bishop Walsh on Monday at 4 p.m.

Monday night

Northern 7, Keyser 1

ACCIDENT — Madi Gallagher scored two goals and assisted on a third, and Tiffany Warnick also scored twice to power Northern over Keyser.

Courtney Lowery, Jenny Warn and Brooke Fink added the other goals for the Huskies, who led 3-0 at halftime.

Kaitlyn Tichnell scored for Keyser (0-6, 0-2).

Northern led in shots 24-3 and in corner kicks 7-0. Fink and Lowery had one save in goal for the Huskies. Maria Ganoe and Sydney Bennett were cited for outstanding defensive play.

Audrey Cochran made 16 saves for Keyser.

Northern beat Mountain Ridge 1-0 in the jayvee game. Abby Schneider scored the goal and goalkeeper Emma Edwards made nine saves in posting the shutout.

Northern opened its season Saturday in the Fort Hill Classic, beating Fort Hill 5-0 and settling for a 0-0 draw with Allegany.

Warnick had a hat trick in the win over Fort Hill, with Jenny Warn and Alex Miller also getting goals. Sarah Holtschneider had two assists and Shannon Warnick, Maddie Riesco and Emma Edwards one each.

Northern led in shots on goal 12-3. Fink had two saves and Lowery one for Northern. Morgan Cranford had eight for Fort Hill.

Fink made 14 saves in goal in the scoreless tie against Allegany.

Keyser hosts Hampshire on Thursday.